Philosophy | Music

It’s All Relative

Are you having a long dayEveryone you meet rubs you the wrong wayDirty city streets smell like an ashtrayMorning bells are ringing in your earIs your brother on a church kickSeems like just a different kind of dope sickBetter off to teach a dog a card trickAnd try to have a point and make it…

Music | Culture | Health

To Let It Go

If I could through myselfSet your spirit free, I’d lead your heart awaySee you break, break awayInto the lightAnd to the day— U2, Bad When you think about the trajectory of U2 prior to the ubiquitous madness of Joshua Tree, it was Bad that became the song the crowd took possession of. The band carries…

Music | Personal Growth | Philosophy | Stoicism

Here in My Mold

‘Cause it’s a bittersweet symphony, that’s lifeTryna make ends meetYou’re a slave to money then you dieI’ll take you down the only road I’ve ever been downYou know the one that takes you to the placesWhere all the veins meet yeahNo change, I can changeI can change, I can changeBut I’m here in my moldI…

Travel | Family | Music | Writing

Starting Over

Well the road rolls out like a welcome matTo a better place than the one we’re atAnd I ain’t got no kinda planBut I’ve had all of this town I can standAnd I got friends out on the coastWe can jump in the water and see what floatsWe’ve been saving for a rainy dayLet’s beat…

Walking | Culture | Music

Moving on, Always

What if we could stay togetherAnd simply move on day after day after daySun and stormy weatherYou and I togetherMoving on always?— Ryan Montbleau, The Boat Song There’s a time warp experience to walking on the same beach with the same person from one year to the next. On an unusually warm Saturday in February…